Many Australians have status with Qantas or Virgin Australia. But very few Australians are even members of a SkyTeam frequent flyer program - let alone have SkyTeam status. The good news is that earning SkyTeam status is not that difficult. And holding SkyTeam Elite Plus status can be very handy if you ever fly with SkyTeam airlines such as Delta, Garuda Indonesia, Vietnam … [Read more...]
SkyTeam is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. In this category we provide tips, tricks and chat about Skyteam and its member carriers including Delta Airlines and KLM.
If you want to dive a bit deeper into Skyteam you should definitely read our guide on How to find Oneworld, Star Alliance & SkyTeam Award Availability.
If you're an Australian-based frequent flyer, you're probably a member of Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Velocity. You might even be a member of a Star Alliance frequent flyer program, such as Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer or Air New Zealand Airpoints. But most Australians completely overlook SkyTeam airlines and their frequent flyer programs. SkyTeam is the … [Read more...]
Guangzhou-based China Southern will exit the SkyTeam alliance from next year. The airline announced last Thursday that it will not renew its SkyTeam membership from 1 January 2019. The move has fuelled speculation that China Southern could join Qantas in the Oneworld alliance. For most Australians, China Southern leaving SkyTeam is no great loss. Very few Australian frequent … [Read more...]
The Delta Status Match Challenge offers a little-known shortcut to elite status on Delta Air Lines. These status benefits extend to Delta's partner airlines, including all SkyTeam alliance carriers and our very own Virgin Australia! If you already have elite status with an airline outside of the SkyTeam alliance, such as Qantas, you may be eligible for 3 months of … [Read more...]